Hardworking Happy Hour

Sean and Catherine break down all things about the trades, entrepreneurship, and turning your creativity into a passion career.

About the show

Each week Sean and Catherine will break down all things about the trades, entrepreneurship, and turning your creativity into a passion career.

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Episodes

  • Episode 74 - The Psychology of Design

    June 19th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 8 mins

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss the ins and outs of the psychology behind design. Why do people like the things they like? Why do some people just seem to have 'it' when it comes to style? Is style something you can learn? Tune in!

  • Episode 73: Discounts, yes/no/when?!

    June 12th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  53 mins 37 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss Seans recent discount-giving bender and what his thought process was behind it. Plus, they give a post-game recap of all the new things they have tried on their current project. Tune in!

  • Episode 72: Entrepreneurship Hype Episode!

    June 5th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 39 secs

    For this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine have decided they talk about the trials and tribulations of entrepreneurship enough, its time to talk about the GOOD side of it! They have even recruited some of their favorite business owners for their input on what makes being an entrepreneur so worthwhile. Its a must listen!

  • Episode 71 - Don't let the haters tell your story!!

    May 22nd, 2023  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 1 min

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss how our brains react to storytelling rather than just taking it facts and how you can leverage that in your business. And for fun, they go over some of their most recent (and absolutely unhinged) hater comments! TUNE IN!

  • Episode 70: Zen and the Art of Dingo Maintenance

    May 15th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 42 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss all the lessons that were learned, physically, mentally, and emotionally which trying to fix the Dingo track loader this week and it gets surprisingly deep! But no worries, as always plenty of squirrels show up too.

  • Episode 69: Managing Expectations

    May 8th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  59 mins 17 secs

    In this episode, Sean and Catherine discuss setting expectations within your self, within your client relationships, and within your business. Its all important and should be top of mind regularly!

  • Episode 68: Family Business, yes or no?

    May 1st, 2023  |  Season 1  |  58 mins 42 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine talk about the thought process and emotions behind wanting to create and leave a business for your children; which was brought on by a successful 'Bring Your Child To Work Day'!

  • Episode 67: Q&A!

    April 24th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 30 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine get a little turnt while answering some questions! Catherine also gives a 75 hard recap, and promises this will be the last time she talks about it. We will have to see about that. Tune in!

  • Episode 66: Social Media Trends for 2023

    April 17th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 37 secs
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    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss what they are seeing in social media trends for 2023! Social Media is constantly evolving and changing, so they thought they would give an update to their social media episodes! And as always, there is a bit of squirreliness. Tune in!

  • Episode 65 - Flexibility vs Rigidity, and Some Sales Tips!

    April 10th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  53 mins 56 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss when its important to be flexible and when its important to be rigid, and how to know the difference between the two. They have also realized Catherines RBF would make for a terrible time in sales, Sean tries to help out with that. TUNE IN!

  • Episode 64: Spring Cleaning, and The Power of Saying No

    April 3rd, 2023  |  Season 1  |  59 mins 13 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss the theory of spring cleaning your mind, body and business! They might have come up with the concept, or maybe not, but they think there is some real merit to taking advantage of the sunshine and warmer weather to leveling up your space and process! They also touch on the power that is in saying NO. Tune in!

  • Episode 63 - Kevin Choquette from Ravin Builders!

    March 27th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 mins
    build, builder, business, business owner, carpenter, carpentry, deck, deck builder, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, small business owner, tradesmen, tradesperson

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine got a chance to catch up with Kevin Choquette of Ravin Builders up at the JLC Live show! Kevin is not only a really incredible builder and businessman, he is also a really solid guy! This is a must listen!

  • Episode 62 - Big Jobs vs. Little Jobs, Taking the BEST Photos, and Women in Construction Week!

    March 20th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 5 mins
    build, builders, business owners, carpentry, construction, content marketing, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship, framing, tradesmen, tradespeople, tradeswomen

    Sean and Catherine are back to their regular programming! In this weeks episode, they touch on the never ending debate of doing fewer but bigger jobs vs more but smaller jobs. They also do a recap on Women in Construction week. And lastly they give their best pointers and stress the importance of getting the best quality pictures you can get! TUNE IN!

  • Episode 61 - Sean Francis of Apex Home Design!

    March 13th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 7 mins

    Sean and Catherine got the opportunity to sit down and chat with Sean Francis of Apex Home Design! Sean has a great sales minded business model and a really fresh perspective on the trades! Oh, and did we mention he can fly planes? Check it out!

  • Episode 60 - Communication is key!

    March 6th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  57 mins 2 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss how important clear and open communication is within not only your client relationships, but also your coworking relationships! They tell some bad client stories, and also discuss their recent disagreements as coworkers! Check it out!

  • Episode 59: The Schedule Shuffle

    February 27th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  51 mins 56 secs

    In this weeks episode, Sean and Catherine discuss Seans recent trip to Cabo, the dreaded schedule shuffle, and as always is filled with ample squirelliness!